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  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Association News
    2016 OLA Election Now Open!  Please take a moment to cast your vote and choose who will lead OLA in continuing its important role of leading and supporting Oregon libraries. Voting will close at midnight, May 17. Follow this link to read about the candidates: Candidates Statements Follow this link to access...
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Association News
    Congratualation to the 2016 Award Winners The Oregon Library Association was privileged to announce the winners of a few of the 2016 OLA awards at this year’s conference. Congratulations and many thanks to the winners for their hard work and dedication! OLA Distinguished Service Award: Mary Finnegan (2016) The OLA...
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Conference
    NW Central OLA Conference Resources Didn’t make it to the OLA Conference this year? Wish that you had taken better notes? Don’t worry, NW Central has you covered! You can access the slideshows, handouts and other conference session materials via Northwest Central’s conference page. 
  • May 2nd, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 10) Library News
    2016 Teen Summer Reading Video Challenge Congratulations to Salem Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board and Teen Librarian Sonja Somerville for winning the 2016 teen summer reading video challenge! Watch their winning video online now. The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) Teen Video Challenge is a national competition for teens to...
  • April 15, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 9) Conference
    The OLA Conference Is Around the Bend  The OLA Conference is next week! Plan ahead and make the most of your time by creating a customized schedule that you can print out or view from your mobile device. You can also keep up with the latest news and tell your...
  • April 15, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 9) Conference
    Double the Pleasure, Double the Fun: Two Round Tables Unite at OLA  The Reference and Legal Reference Round Tables (RRT/LRRT) are excited to once again join forces at the OLA Conference — and all are invited to play along! ICYMI, the primary purpose of these RTs is to foster fellowship,...
  • April 15, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 9) Conference
    Be a Conference Buddy!!  This year at OLA Annual, about 1 in 4 conference attendees will be at OLA Annual for the very first time!!  The New Member Round Table wants to help ensure that each First Time Conference Goers’ (FTCG) experience at OLA Annual is meaningful, relevant, stress-free –...
  • April 15, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 9) Association News
    New OLA Hotline Co-Editor Greetings Oregon! My name is Dante Buccieri and I’m joining the OLA Hotline editorial team. I attained my Master of Library Science at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.  In May 2014, I drove cross country to Portland and I’m happy to say that...
  • April 15, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 9) Association News
    OYAN Raffle  As incoming co-chair of OYAN, I am pleased to announce that tickets for the 2016 OYAN raffle are available for sale online at until April 19th. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover, and there is no need to be a member of OLA or even have anything...
  • April 15, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 9) Association News
    Resume/Cover Letter Review  The OLA Resume Review program is designed to provide guidance for OLA Members seeking positions within libraries and/or the information field. Resume review is intended to be a short-term partnership focused on providing feedback to the OLA Member seeking review. Volunteer reviewers will evaluate the applicant’s resume...

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